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Browsing Archive: January, 2011

Relevancy of Classic Curriculum Theories of Ralph Tyler and Hilda Taba

Posted by Hope Scott on Monday, January 24, 2011, In : curriculum management 
Two of your readings this week focused on the relevancy of the classic curriculum theories/models of Ralph W. Tyler and Hilda Taba. Based on the readings and what you have learned in this course so far, do you think the Tyler and Taba models remain applicable to 21st century teaching and learning? Explain.
According to Dr. Arterbury, "curriculum encompasses the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and processes to be taught and learned at the appropriate levels or courses in a district's sch...

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Reflection: Week 1 of Curriculum Management

Posted by Hope Scott on Monday, January 24, 2011, In : curriculum management 
What is curriculum management?  According to Dr. Elvis H. Arterbury,  Professor, Department of Educational Administration of Lamar University, "It is the process of providing leadership on the development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum and assessments that focus on academic success for all students. (2011)"

This week I looked at the six components of the Texas Education Agency Learning System including the minimum state provisions, desirable local provisions for each of the six ...
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Curriculum: Definition and Purpose

Posted by Hope Scott on Sunday, January 23, 2011, In : curriculum management 
How do you define curriculum? Curriculum is what teachers need to teach and what students need to learn to master a course. The curriculum must include all that students need to be able to do and understand prior to going to the next level or grade. It also must prepare students for assessments to be administered throughout the course and at the end of the course.
What do you see as the purpose of curriculum? The purpose of curriculum is to prepares students. If teachers did not have w...

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Summary of Curriculum Requirements for Texas

Posted by Hope Scott on Sunday, January 23, 2011, In : curriculum management 

"The Texas Education Code (TEC) is a set of the state statutes (laws) governing public education in Texas. It applies to all educational institutions supported in whole or in part by state tax funds, unless specifically excluded by the code. The TEC directs the goals and framework of public education in Texas. It is established by the Texas Legislature."[1]

74.1  Essential Knowledge and Skills

This section, 74.1,  of the education code contains required curriculum for students from kinder...

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